Wine Country Rodeo debuts Saturday
Some of the best cowboys and cowgirls from California are heading to South County this Saturday for the first-ever Salinas Valley Wine Country Rodeo.
Mentors sought for Girls Inc program
Volunteer women mentors are currently needed to work with high school girls in Monterey, Santa Cruz and San Benito counties through the Girls Inc. of the Central Coast’s ECHO Leadership and Mentoring Program.
Application period opens for 2019 Miss Salinas Valley Fair
The search is on for the next Miss Salinas Valley Fair, as the application period officially opens for local high school girls to apply for the 2019 competition.
Community Foundation hosts grant workshops
Community Foundation for Monterey County is accepting applications for its Neighborhood Grant program, and hosted two workshops in Salinas and Greenfield last week to help applicants finish their grant requests.
Commissioners review Paraiso Springs Resort project site
Last Wednesday, Jan. 23, the Monterey County Planning Commission held an on-site meeting to review the site for the Paraiso Springs Resort project west of Soledad and Greenfield.
CASA looking for volunteers to help youth
CASA of Monterey County is looking for adults who are willing to meet with foster children and advocate for their needs and is hosting a free information session in Gonzales next week.
Donation to improve computer literacy in South County
Loaves, Fishes and Computers (LFC) received a $21,000 donation from Spectrum to expand programs and utilize funds in a positive way.
Pinnacles closed as shutdown continues
Pinnacles National Park, east of Soledad, is now closed to all visitors without confirmed campground reservations, officials announced last week.
Square dancing comes to South County
Square dancing returns to the Salinas Valley Fairgrounds in King City with the 39th Annual Winter Festival, bringing together all walks of life this weekend.
New legal clinic offers free advice for residents
A new South County Legal Advisory Clinic is set to begin in Gonzales on Jan. 13 at the Gonzales City Council Chambers from 2 to 4 p.m.